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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia fears terror backlash as jihadist fighters head to Syria, Iraq

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... equivalent of Armageddon. “Some jihadists in Indonesia see ISIL as the embryo of an Islamic caliphate, which is their ultimate goal,” said Solahudin, author of The Roots of Terrorism in Indonesia who ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Analysts fear Indonesians travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamic militants will return armed with the knowledge and the means to launch ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian police detain 49 in school terror raid

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 05:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Indonesian police detained 48 students and a teacher from an Islamic boarding school and seized firearms and sharp weapons, a spokesman said on Tuesday, in the nation’s latest terror raid. Dozens of police stormed the Darul Akhfiya school in eastern Java’s Nganjuk district on Monday and kept the students and teacher overnight for questioning. “Police ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia police in deadly raid on ‘terror hotbed’

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 05:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Poso, Indonesia

    ... that is considered a hotbed of terrorism. The elite anti-terror squad stormed a house in Poso on Sulawesi island, the same district where two policemen were found murdered this month after going missing while investigating a suspected terror training camp. It came after police at the weekend arrested 11 members of an Islamic group across Indonesia’s main island of Java whom they said were ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia terror suspects in plot on parliament

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 05:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Arrested Indonesian terror suspects have revealed plots on the parliament building and to attack police in the name of jihad, a senior official said on Friday. Two different terror groups planned to attack the country’s parliament in Jakarta and plotted bomb and gunfire attacks on police in the central Java city of Solo, the country’s ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia to probe officers for alleged torture

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 05:38pm by Associated Press in Jakarta

    ... police spokesman Brigadier-General Boy Rafli Amar said on Tuesday that the footage was shot in Poso during a counter terrorism operation at an Islamic boarding school in 2007. It was recently posted on YouTube and Muslim websites, sparking outrage among Islamic groups. It shows several officers from the elite anti-terrorism unit Detachment 88 trampling, yelling and shooting rounds off ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia probes anti-terror police ‘torture’

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Indonesian police said on Tuesday they would question dozens of anti-terror officers over the alleged torture of militants after a video posted on YouTube showed a suspect being shot and others abused. The blurry 14-minute video posted by several Islamic groups on their websites and YouTube depicts officers forcing a man to strip to his underwear ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia to declare winner in presidential race

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AP

    ... Suharto's former son-in-law, is seen by some as providing stronger leadership and was endorsed by Islamic-based parties, hard-line Islamic groups and outgoing President Susilo Bambang ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Islamic parties join forces to back Joko Widodo for Indonesian presidency

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:14pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jakarta Moderate Islamic party backs Widodo candidacy Indonesian presidential front runner Joko Widodo has joined hands with the country's most popular Islamic party, ... PKB won the most votes of the five Islamic-based parties in April's parliamentary elections, which set the stage for the presidential poll. Only candidates backed by parties or coalitions ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia anti-terror squad kills 7 militants

    Posted May 09th 2013, 02:14pm by Associated Press in Bandung

    ... Associated Press in Bandung Indonesia’s elite anti-terrorism unit went on a busy 24-hour spree to root out suspected Islamic militants, killing seven and arresting six others in three ... attacks aimed at foreigners have been largely replaced in recent years by smaller, less deadly strikes targeting the government, mainly police and anti-terrorism forces.   ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Two arrested over failed Indonesian bomb attack

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 04:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... failed to explode, said national police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar. “Following the suspected terrorism activity in Makassar, we arrested two men. They had been the target of the anti-terror police Detachment 88,” he said, adding that police also seized a revolver and five bullets. The spokesman said the pair were part of a terror group in the Poso district of Central Sulawesi province, where ...




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